Tag: Tony Drago

Who’s Going to Australia?

The final qualifying round for the Australian Open takes place later today as 16 players seek to book their trip to Bendigo next month. For many reasons, the Australian Open hasn’t really captured the imagination of most of the top competitors. One reason for this is the low prize fund[Read More…]

The Wind Gathers Momentum

Jimmy White won his first qualifying round match for this year’s World Championship with a 10-7 victory over China’s Tian Pengfei on Monday night. The ‘Whirlwind’ played well in spells and was generally the more composed of the pair in a contest that was error strewn throughout. 50 year-old White,[Read More…]

Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup to Last 16

The fourth and final UK Players Tour Championship event of the season is down to its final 16 players after two action-packed days at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. Also known as the Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup, a lot of players wear pink t-shirts in support of breast[Read More…]

World Seniors Championship Preview

The 2012 World Seniors Championship takes place this weekend in Portsmouth as 16 of the best old-timers attempt to etch their name on the trophy. While there have been numerous senior events staged in the past, it wasn’t until 2010 that Joe Johnson helped to bring back the notion of[Read More…]

ReJoyce for Morris

David Morris has won his second match in the World Championship qualifiers  after a 10-4 rout of England’s Mark Joyce. The Irishman enjoyed a relatively easy time of it against teenager Kacper Filipiak in the previous round – losing only two frames – and dropped just twice as many in[Read More…]

McGill Whitewashes Wicheard

Adam Wicheard suffered the humiliation of joining an elite batch of players that have been whitewashed in best of 19 matches as Anthony McGill hammered him in the World Championship qualifiers. Now at the fifth qualifying stage, all the players involved in the round of the last 80 realise that[Read More…]

White Finds Form

Jimmy White produced one of his best performances in the last twelve months to beat Passakorn Suwannawat 6-2 in the second qualifying round of the UK Championship. The ‘Whirlwind’ came into today’s match on the back of surrendering his World Seniors title to Darren Morgan last night but showed no[Read More…]

World Seniors Championship

The 2011 World Seniors Championship takes place over Saturday and Sunday at the East of England Showground in Peterborough. Crowd favourite Jimmy White will attempt to defend the title he won almost twelve months ago to add to a glittering trophy cabinet that only required the World Championship itself to[Read More…]

Ireland Hang On

Republic of Ireland slightly eased their qualification woes in the Snooker World Cup after beating Germany 3-2 in Thailand today. Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien edged another lengthy battle that sends the Dublin duo into second place in Group A and the Germans of Patrick Einsle and Lasse Munstermann back[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the British Open – won by Mark Williams.

1. Mark Selby
2. Judd Trump
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. Shaun Murphy
7. John Higgins
8. Mark Williams
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Ding Junhui
11. Mark Allen
12. Barry Hawkins
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Anthony McGill

Fin Ruane Snooker Academy